The new rules undo the Trump-era independent contractor test, and focus on economic independence as the "ultimate inquiry."
Part 6 of 6
How churches should handle employee classifications and overtime pay as more people work from home.
Part 5 of 6
How the Supreme Court’s interpretation of Title VII’s term “sex” affects church employment.
Richard Hammar covers what church leaders should know—and anticipate—for the rest of 2022 and into 2023.
Notable court decisions about common employment disputes.
Part 3 of 6
Here’s how churches can avoid tripping up on important legal, tax, and risk management issues with interns.
Part 4 of 6
A handbook not only protects the church and its staff—it also helps create a healthy relationship between employer and employee.
How the ministerial exception, job descriptions, internships, and employee handbooks can make your ministry sink or swim.
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Understanding this key legal doctrine, how it works, and when it matters—or doesn’t—for specific positions.
Part 2 of 6
Well-crafted job descriptions are critical to each church’s mission and proper functioning.
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Education department expands eligibility after 2017 Trinity Lutheran decision—but acceptance is still no certainty.
Here’s what interested church leaders the most this past year.
Proper screening costs very little but increases safety a great deal.
Understanding the limitations of "employment at will."
A 12-question checklist to find out.
How to navigate the government’s $2.2 trillion stimulus plan responding to COVID-19’s economic fallout.
Key highlights from the government’s $2.2 trillion stimulus plan responding to COVID-19.
These temporary provisions affect church leaders throughout 2020.
What the Labor Department’s increased minimum salary threshold means for churches.
Seventh Circuit: Churches, not courts, should determine ministerial nature of roles.